||[Dec. 2nd, 2003|09:48 pm]
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It looks like I'm going to be spending most of the rest of the week programming Java. So, I thought it was a good time to check I'm using the right development environment.
Currently, for developing code at work, I use gvim + a web browser on java docs + ant. For developing Java code at home for my mobile phone (which I haven't done much on of late), I use the Sun 1 Studio (Mobile Edition). All of this takes place on Linux, using the IBM Java runtime + development kit.
I guess my main options are:
- Eclipse - good point being it's what VA Java because (which I used lots in my early Java), but my Dad's always having issues with installing it and making all the external modules he uses work
- Sun 1 Studio / Netbeans open source version - trouble is, I have enough issues with the Mobile Version to make me not want to risk it on main code
- Current gvim + command lines tools - works well, but lacks easy debugging
(What I'm developing, if that affects things, is about 80% command line Java code to work with Lucene, and 20% Java custom tags for Cold Fusion, again working with Lucene)
Anyone out there doing any Java work and have an opinion to offer?